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Saint Peter's Square

(Piazza San Pietro)
Plaza and Historic Site
Vatican City, Vatican
  • Hotel Savoy Roma
    "Every Sunday morning at 10,00 the Pope blesses"(9 Tips)
    Anne v.
    "oval colonnade of the piazza"(4 Tips)
    Salvatore D.
    "Everything Bernini touched has become gold!"(4 Tips)
    Michael H.
    "Beautiful architecture and a magnificent view of the basilica."(12 Tips)
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  • Fred C.
    Fred Calvez5 days ago
    Come early in the morning because security check queue under the sun is very hard to handle.
  • Milli P.
    Milli Parkus2 weeks ago
    The whole aura! Magnificent structure! Historical site💖❤️💕
  • Erman A.
    Erman A.3 weeks ago
    Historical :-)
  • Chris R.
    Nice square, come in the morning as the sun behind the Basilica in the evening will ruin your photos.
  • المهره الصعبه ماهي لأي خيال
    Lovely square overlooking Saint Peter's church 👍
  • Emily B.
    Absolutely beautiful, morning, day, and night!
  • Domnule O.
    The best view of the Vatican. I thought it was bigger actually.
    Upvoted Jul 21
  • Krish P.
    crowded, alot of people, but wonderful unique experience
    Upvoted Jun 19
  • Sherry J.
    Sherry JuJune 5
    Chill out here after a historic trip. 😝
  • Keph I.
    Was here on 30 May 2012 for mass and blessing with Pope Benedict XVI... truly a blessing... God bless Pope Benedict XVI! 💕🌹
  • eman A.
    eman AlmMay 24
    I love this city ❤️
  • Anders H.
    The best time to go is during the night. The church is lit up and you are almost alone.
  • Zoltán G.
    Beautiful venue.
  • Naz C.
    Naz CostanteMarch 20
    Incredible architecture very big open space in front of St. Pietro Basilica
  • Radek C.
    Visit at night to avoid crowds.
  • Aydın Ö.
    Aydın ÖztürkFebruary 28
    San Pietro Meydani. Ihtisamli
  • Azra Betül
    Azra BetülFebruary 24
    The other perfect place in Rome😌✌️
  • kaeun K.
    kaeun KwakFebruary 18
    Entering just Piazza San Pietro is free if you are patient enough to stand in the line. However, if you wish to tour the chapel and museum as well, start your way from the museum.
  • Vaso G.
    Vaso GioniFebruary 10
    Loved Piazza San Pietro.... The heart of Rome!!! A must visit...
  • Thomas C.
    Thomas CraenenJanuary 28
    Come and have a look in the evening and see the Vatican City in a different light.
  • Naoki F.
    Naoki FerrioDecember 22, 2015
    Vatican and many beautiful historical and religious sites. Don't forget 2 bring ur best camera and bottled water. U can find a shop selling all about vatican's goods at the left corner of da entrance.
  • Orçun Y.
    Orçun YalçınDecember 14, 2015
    Great architecture. It's amazing to listen Papa with crowds.
  • Carl G.
    Carl GriffinDecember 9, 2015
    Take a look at the statues of former popes surrounding the square.
  • Ayomi M.
    Ayomi MichaelisNovember 17, 2015
    Thebarchitecture and the canal. Photo spot.
  • Panos G.
    Panos GeorgatosNovember 14, 2015
    Nice architecture of a historic place.
  • Junot J.
    Junot JulianoOctober 17, 2015
    Walk, walk, walk...
  • Amit G.
    Amit GaharwarOctober 5, 2015
    Huge and enormous entrance to the Vatican and St. Peter's Basilica. Spend some time to enjoy the enormity of the place.
  • Léo
    LéoOctober 3, 2015
    What a magnificent place, go and enjoy Basilica di San Pietro!!
  • Bijan K.
    Bijan KafiSeptember 28, 2015
    Beautiful, but usually hopelessly overcrowded.
  • Boaz S.
    Boaz SachsSeptember 28, 2015
    After all these years the architecture still has a total wow factor. A great view of St Peters and a must have photo opportunity
  • Quentin L.
    Quentin LafonSeptember 21, 2015
    A Rome must see ! Very impressive architecture !
  • Vivian W.
    Vivian WuSeptember 18, 2015
    Be sure to bring something to cover your knees and shoulders in the summertime if you want to go into the church
  • Benjamin 🚀
    Benjamin 🚀September 14, 2015
    Worthy of your iPhones Pano mode 😁📷. Hang back for a great shot of the entire square and try and shoot for super early to beat the crowds! 😄🇮🇹
  • JK
    JKSeptember 14, 2015
    The most popular place in Vatican City
  • Ryan B.
    Ryan BrightSeptember 3, 2015
    Visit when the crowds are light and stand in awe about what this place is like when it's full.
  • Ter A.
    Ter AmsAugust 25, 2015
    Nothing to say about this landmark. Just enjoy all beautiful arts and sculptures.
  • Chris P.
    Chris PhillipsAugust 18, 2015
    The colonnade is a handy place to shade from the sun, and refill your water bottle.
  • James B.
    James BrinkmanAugust 18, 2015
    Looking at different people
  • Arturo C.
    Arturo CuatepotzoAugust 15, 2015
    One of the few sacred places that can be a fun experience too.
  • Michael H.
    Michael HoldsworthAugust 10, 2015
    Beautiful architecture and a magnificent view of the basilica.
  • carolinec
    carolinecJuly 19, 2015
  • Khaled ☤
    Khaled ☤July 16, 2015
    A huge plaza in front of St. Peter's Church where you can admire the beauty of the Vatican architecture and take some cool pics!
  • Stefania M.
    Stefania ManiJuly 11, 2015
    Beautiful architecture, the Basilica is huge and absolutely stunning! The visit is free don't buy the "Skip the line" tickets from the people selling them on the way there, it's not worth it.
  • Tatiana B.
    Tatiana B.July 11, 2015
    Truly beautiful and shaped as a giant hug. There I truly felt loved by this city.
  • Vova N.
    Vova NovaqueJuly 7, 2015
    This place should be visited at 7 a.m. Not later.
  • Dina K.
    Dina KyrtataJuly 5, 2015
    Absolutely amazing.On wednesdays you can see the pope.The queue is so long you can wait for hours to go inside the cathedral.Better later in the evening.
  • Gabriel M.
    Gabriel MarcheziniJuly 5, 2015
    Very beautiful and windy in winter!
  • Salvatore D.
    Everything Bernini touched has become gold!
  • Georgios K.
    Absolutely brilliant
  • Olaf B.
    Olaf BottekJune 8, 2015
    Free admission, however you need passport to enter museum or st. Peter basilica.
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